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Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2010, 02:44 PM
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Posted By dicon77
I absolutely have to differ on this one. This...

I absolutely have to differ on this one. This ribbing no doubt has a wrong and right side. The back side of the ribbing looks basically like all purls. The front is beautiful.

If I do what it...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,442
Posted By dicon77
here's the problem. I believe they have wrong...

here's the problem. I believe they have wrong side and right side (RS/WS) written incorrectly. On my sample swatch, it looks perfect. The "knit" side is the outside of the sweater, but they have...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-25-2010, 11:02 AM
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Posted By dicon77
This brings to mind the other question I had. So...

This brings to mind the other question I had. So saying I'm not "doubling up" (twist 2, then twist 2 again, then purl) as I thought I maybe should have been doing, when I look at the enlarged view...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-25-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,442
Posted By dicon77
twist ribbing Berroco pattern

Good morning to all.

Sweater pattern: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/dan/dan.html

STITCH GLOSSARY
LT2
Skip the next st, k the following st TBL, k the skipped st
RT2
Skip the next st, p the...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-24-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,201
Posted By dicon77
I'm here, just away from computer for the weekend...

I'm here, just away from computer for the weekend -- doing gardening b4 it gets too late. Thanks for all the help. I did try ebay. I think I might get it from that handknitting.com link.

Again,...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-21-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,201
Posted By dicon77
Berroco substitute needed

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/layla/layla.html

Good morn. The link above is for a bag I was thinking of making. The Boho Colors is discontinued and berroco doesn't have any; I emailed them. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By dicon77
Okay, I got it. Yay and thanks :)

Okay, I got it. Yay and thanks :)
Forum: How-to Questions 05-06-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By dicon77
K2sp help needed

I just don't understand this K2SP. I thought I had it, only to find that as I was knitting, the stitches were dropping.

I understand from previous posts and berroco to k2 tog, then sl st back to LH...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By dicon77
Actually, the way this ends is not with binding...

Actually, the way this ends is not with binding off. I keep decreasing until 14 stitches left, then I cut yarn leaving about 12 inches and use a crochet hook to pull that yarn through those 14 sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By dicon77
Hexagon question about puffiness

I"m knitting the Russian coat from Vogue magazine. It's a series of hexagons attached to a beginning triangle. I assume whomever will answer this question knows this technique I'm talking about and...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By dicon77
shapely tank short row question

I just started knitting the Shapely Tank from White lies

http://www.whiteliesdesigns.com/patterns/lpullovers/fbc.html

Regarding short row shaping on the bottom (the beginning) of the sweater, the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By dicon77
I just noticed that they are a different gauge....

I just noticed that they are a different gauge. The fixation is a DK weight the suggested yarn is worsted. [/QUOTE]

Well, I'm glad you noticed that. If you buy the yarn from her to make this, it's...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By dicon77
elastic yarn and amount needed

I'm planning on making a tank top for my daughter. Recommended yarn is Cascade Pima Tencel 6 balls (109 yds/50-g ball).

My daughter likes Cascade Fixation Effects, which is 100 yd/50 g relaxed, 186...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-29-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By dicon77
wait, I think I know why to check the gauge. ...

wait, I think I know why to check the gauge. Check with #10 needles that they suggest first, then decide what size to go down on the needles ?? I"m guessing.

Whenever I knit, I always have to go...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-29-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By dicon77
Ah, this is interesting to me. I'm going to...

Ah, this is interesting to me. I'm going to learn something here.

My bust is 36. My hips are 33.

So to knit it on smaller needles, I would guess, would be what I would want? But then, why would...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-29-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By dicon77
Help with size info Vogue pattern

http://store.vogueknitting.com/p-257-russian-coat.aspx

Good morning. Above is the link. I really want to make this coat. I bought the pattern. I'm planning on ordering yarn today. Here's my...
Forum: General Knitting 12-15-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By dicon77
Thanks to all who posted opinions. I did go with...

Thanks to all who posted opinions. I did go with Homespun, as I was itching (Yes, pun intended) to get started and every place around here didn't have a tweed and two other colors. I came close to...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By dicon77
thanks

Thanks so much for the help. I had emailed Leisure, as I was getting nervous about an answer. We are due for a lot of snow here tomorrow, so I want to get out in the morning and buy the yarn. ...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By dicon77
[QUOTE=suzeeq;1264862]. What yarn does the...

[QUOTE=suzeeq;1264862]. What yarn does the pattern say to use?

I did mention that, but afraid that with my long post, it got lost in there:

Bulky Weight, Brown, Variegated, and Cream.
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By dicon77
intro and need help with yarn selection

hi all. I'm new to this forum. The last sweater I knitted was about 15 years ago (yikes). I guess I made about 4 or 5 sweaters in my life, that's all, but they were certainly wearable. I have 3...
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